Xi Phi Chapter. Stephanie feels it is important to be involved with organizations related to her job so that she can try and help those organizations grow and make changes as needed.
President: Ida Dilwood, Director of Disability Services and University Testing Center, X3653
Ida received her B.A high distinction and her Masters of Public Administration from UCCS. In 2007, Ida was appointed as Director of Disability Services. She has served on numerous committees including Emergency Preparedness Advisory Committee (EPAC), Diversity Advisory Committee (DAC), Inclusive Campus Action Team (ICAT), Staff Luncheon Committee, Parking Committee and other ad hoc committees as needed. In 2006 she served as treasurer on the UCCS Staff Council Executive Board. She has served as Member at Large on the UCCS Professional Expect (PESA) Executive Board from 2008-2010. In 2008, Ida took on more duties as the Director of the University Testing Center. Ida is also a long standing and active member of the Colorado/Wyoming Consortium of Disability Services in Higher Education. In July 2009 she assumed duties to be treasurer for this organization. Ida was local co-chair for Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) international conference in July 2010.
President Elect- Rhea Taylor, Business Manager for Planning, Design and Construction X3505.
Rhea has worked at UCCS for eleven years. She started out in the University Center at the Help Desk, supervising students. She was then promoted to the College of Engineering, Computer Science Department, where she worked as the Office Manager for four years. Rhea was then assigned the additional responsibility of managing the grant funding for the Engineering College before moving into her current position in Facilities Services, as the Business Manager in 2007. Rhea currently manages the necessary contracts and budgets for all construction and remodel work on the UCCS Campus. Prior to her career with UCCS, she worked for the Department of Corrections for eight years, six of them as a correctional officer at a medium security prison. She received my bachelor’s degree from CSU-Pueblo in Psychology and her master’s degree in Public Administration from UCCS in 2011.
Secretary/Treasurer: Ralph Giese, Director of Residence Life and Housing, X 4327
Ralph has been a UCCS community member since 2004. He currently chairs the Campus Programming Team, sits on ICAT, Orientation Planning Committee and has served on many other committees (GLBTIQ Task Force, EPAC and search committees). He is active in the customer service training program and has taught Academic Fitness. Ralph graduated from UW-Green Bay in 1989 with a degree in Human Development. He served as Assistant Director for Student Development at Hamline University in St Paul, MN in their housing office and was VP of Operations at a home furnishing retailer here in Colorado Springs. Prior to joining UCCS he owned a restaurant in Monument.
Member at Large: Tyson Randall AV Program Manager, X 3103
Tyson Randall currently serves as the A/V Program Manager for the University Center, Event Services Department. Since December of 2010, Tyson has provided technical support and expertise to several campus departments, clubs, and organizations, as well as assist in the formation and growth of the UCCS Conference Services. He has also served on various search committees, and presently heads the Professional Development Committee. In addition, Tyson plans to earn a Master’s in Business Administration from UCCS and perhaps own his own company someday.
Member at Large: Daniel Bowan, Manager of Intramurals, Outdoors, and Club Sports X 3429.
Daniel has worked for the UCCS Campus Recreation Department for the past five years. Currently, he serves at the Manager of Intramurals, Outdoors, & Club Sports. Daniel just recently completed his coursework for a PhD. in Educational Research, Leadership, & Administration and is working on his dissertation within the UCCS College of Education. He also contributes to the university as an instructor for Freshman Seminar and adjunct faculty member for the Health Sciences Department. His academic background includes a B.S. Degree from The Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. Degree from The University of Tennessee.